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Optimizing Gravity Casting with Altair Inspire Cast: A Guide
Optimizing Gravity Casting with Altair Inspire Cast: A Guide
January 13, 2023

Gravity casting is one of the most popular methods for producing complex shaped metal parts and simulating the process u...

Topology Optimization 101: Intro to Altair
Topology Optimization 101: Intro to Altair
January 04, 2023

By now, most users know that topology optimization is a powerful design method that involves finding the optimal layout ...

The Altair Toolbox: 10 Essential Tools
The Altair Toolbox: 10 Essential Tools
December 07, 2022

The Altair Engineering portfolio includes more than one hundred different software tools to solve thousands of engineeri...

PCB Thermal Analysis with Altair
PCB Thermal Analysis with Altair
November 16, 2022

PCB Thermal Analysis Thermal Management is vital for electronics durability and performance. Electronic components have ...

Differentiating Altair PollEx and PollEx for ECAD
Differentiating Altair PollEx and PollEx for ECAD
August 18, 2022

In the last two years, we have seen a trend of more customers interested in Altair PollEx for printed circuit board (PCB...

Comparing Altair Inspire, SimSolid and SimLab
Comparing Altair Inspire, SimSolid and SimLab
July 08, 2022

When would I use Inspire vs SimSolid vs SimLab? Altair has many capable tools in its structural engineering suites, and ...

SimLab: Meshing for Multiphysics
SimLab: Meshing for Multiphysics
May 23, 2022

CAD users love simulation tools that are built into their CAD design tool. This is for many reasons, but one main reason...

Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab
Behind the Scenes: Altair Inspire Cast Meshing with SimLab
March 13, 2022

When running a metal casting simulation using Altair Inspire Cast, the model needs to be broken up into simple pieces th...